Pride Scholars Program

Pride ScholarsThe Pride Scholars program supports LGBTQIA+ students in the form of counseling and multicultural programs that foster a safe space so that LGBTQIA+ students can thrive and be academically successful.

Our program offers one-on-one academic, personal, and career counseling, Pride Scholars program scholarships, and LGBTQIA+ club support. We also offer programs and activities, such as National Coming Out Day (October), Pride Celebration (June), Lavender Chats (discussion group), and more!

Pride Scholars: Virtual Drop-in Counseling with Marcella HernandezDrop-in Counseling with Marcella Hernandez
The IVC Pride Scholars program is offering virtual drop-in counseling with Marcella Hernandez. To schedule an appointment, call 949-451-5319 or schedule online.

Conversations with Brett: Mon. – Thu.: 1:30 – 4:30 pm Fri.: 10 am - 1 pmConversations with Brett
Feel like connecting with someone at IVC, but not sure where to start? We invite you to virtually drop in for Conversations with Brett every Monday through Thursday, 1:30 to 4:30 pm, Friday from 10 am to 1 pm. Join longtime Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Club Advisor Professor Brett McKim for a chat about IVC, identity, or whatever is happening in your world. This isn’t counseling, just connection and conversation with someone who cares. We are glad you are here with us at IVC. Drop-In »


Pride Scholars: Rainbow CafeRainbow Cafe
Join our discussion group on the fourth Thursday of each month, where IVC LGBTQIA+ students can enjoy a safe space to discuss their unique issues and concerns. Registration Required »

•  Thu., Mar. 17, 2022  |  3 pm
•  Thu., May 12, 2022  |  3 pm

If you require an accommodation for the virtual sessions noted above, please contact Disabled Students Programs and Services at least three business days prior to the event at 949-451-5630 or



Office of Student Equity

Office: Student Activities Center
Phone: 949-451-5688

LGBTQIA+ Campus Liaison:
Erin Pollard
Manager, Student Equity Program


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